The Turn of the Screw - Chapter 20 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 20 Summary

In response to this question, Flora gave a quick glare, Mrs. Grose shrieked and the governess herself gasped as she saw the woman in question across the lake. The governess felt joy as the vision justified her and proved that she was not mad, and she felt gratitude toward the specter for doing so. Rather than look at the spot pointed to by the governess, however, the young girl looked only at the governess with an expression of grave accusation. The governess cried out for the girl to look and admit to the presence, but she found in Flora's face only a look of damnation. The scene turned even direr when Mrs. Grose exclaimed, "What a dreadful turn, to be sure, Miss! Where on earth do you see anything?" The governess, still seeing the vision clearly, entreated them to look again, but to...

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